Mesmerism

Mesmerism

Update: 2019-01-23
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Kyle Gould and I look into his first PbtA game, Blades in the Dark, and explore the move Mesmerism from the Slide playbook. Mechanically this move augments the Sway action, allowing the Slide to trick their victims into not remembering the experience. Narratively it sets up easy outs, but can also come back to haunt you if your victim catches up with you. For the GMs, there is more opportunity than risk here as you have numerous ways to turn this back on the Slide. 


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Content featured in this episode is from Blades in the Dark by John Harper. For more information, visit evilhat.com


Music is by Nick Gravelyn. You can find more of his work at nickgravelyn.com


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